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Don McLean

Interview by David G. Walley, Phonograph Record, December 1971

DON WALKS INTO MY cluttered house, up four flights and to the left, arriving in a confusion of papers, cats, ashtrays. ...

Don McLean: Don McLean

Review by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, March 1973

THERE ARE TIMES when rock music seems about as relevant as O-level Geography, and listening to Don McLean's new album is one of them. ...

Eye On The Future, Ear In The Past: Don McLean

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, September 1973

DON McLEAN took a deep breath and launched into a long qualification of his next album — how one cycle was complete and how his ...

Don McLean: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Bob Woffinden, NME, October 1973

AFTER RECEIVING one of the warmest receptions that it's possible for a sepulchral Albert Hall audience to give there can be no doubt about either ...

Don McLean: Playin' Favourites

Review by Bob Woffinden, NME, October 1973

AN ALBUM of other people's songs from someone who's written a few celebrated ones of his own? Yes, this is Don McLean laying bare his ...

Don McLean: One Of Mammy's Boys

Interview by Bob Woffinden, NME, November 1973

DON McLEAN on the traumas of 'instant' success and the virtues of Al Jolson's act...not to mention, of course the incredible Perry Como and Bing ...

What Does It Feel Like to Create Today's Music?

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Family Weekly, July 1974

"I guess there are some people who sit down and say, 'All right, I want to write a hit single. Let's see, what's a big item ...

Don McLean: How A Hobo Could Save McLean From Endless Pie

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, March 1975

THE BIZARRE tale of a black hobo with one leg who fell from a Dallas bound train in the early part of this century and ...

Don McLean at The Albert Hall

Live Review by Bob Woffinden, NME, May 1975

WHY SHOULD DON McLean have chosen to open his Albert Hall-concert – and with it his first British tour for eighteen months – with his ...

Don McLean: Prime Time

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, January 1978

COULD IT be that protest singers are about to make a comeback? It makes sense – after the glitter and the head-banging punk came out ...

Don McLean: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, May 1978

ALTHOUGH HE has become generally underrated because 'American Pie' and 'Vincent' in their different ways were songs impossible to top, to me Don McLean has ...

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